Trofimenko Memorial Prize

The fourth annual Trofimenko Memorial Prize was awarded on Tuesday, April 05, 2011 to Jingmei Shen, on occasion of a departmental seminar presented by Professor Claudio Pettinari of the University of Camerino, Italy. Miss Shen is a fourth year graduate student in the laboratory of Prof. Klaus Theopold. The prize recognizes Miss Shen's creative synthetic work on the organometallic chemistry of chromium supported by alpha-diimine ligands. Miss Shen earned her BS at Beijing Institute of Technology. In the fall of 2010 she presented her work at the Boston ACS meeting.

Trofimenko Award
Left to right: Professor Klaus Theopold, Jingmei Shen, Professor Claudio Pettinari, Martha Trofimenko and Professor John Burmeister

This award honors Dr. Swiatoslaw 'Jerry' Trofimenko, who was a visiting scholar associated with the research group of Dr. Klaus Theopold since1996. Dr. Trofimenko remained an active member of the Dr. Theopold's group until his untimely passing in February 2007.

To honor Dr. Trofimenko's memory, the Department has established the 'Trofimenko Memorial Prize', to be awarded annually to a graduate student for distinguished performance in creative inorganic synthesis. Read More about Dr. Trofimenko

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